Children of Bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo. Formed in 1993 as Inearthed, the group consists of Alexi Laiho (Lead vocals, lead guitar), Janne Wirman (keyboards), Henkka T. Blacksmith (bass), Jaska Raatikainen (drums) and Daniel Freyberg (rhythm guitar). They have released nine studio albums, two live albums, two EPs, two compilation albums and one DVD. The Band is touring to promote their new album “Hexed”, which will be released on March 8th 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records and will appear at the Skyway Theater in Minneapolis on Wednesday, March 20.
The band’s third studio album, Follow the Reaper, was their first album to receive a Gold certification in Finland, and subsequent studio albums have acquired the same status. Three consecutive albums debuted at number one on the Finnish album charts, and have also seen chart positions on the United States Billboard 200.
The band has incorporated many different musical styles, leading critics and fans to label their work as melodic death metal, power metal. and thrash metal. They are one of Finland’s best selling artists of all time with more than 250,000 records sold there alone.
Appearing with Children of Bodom will be Swallow the Sun, Wolfheart and Hollow Cry. Doors open at 6:00 pm.
Tickets are available HERE.
MAR 13 Impérial Bell Quebec, Canada
MAR 14 Théâtre Corona tréal, Canada
MAR 15 The Bronson Center Ottawa, Canada
MAR 16 Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, Canada
MAR 18 Saint Andrews Hall Detroit, MI
MAR 19 House of Blues Chicago Chicago, IL
MAR 20 Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, MN
MAR 22 Summit Denver, CO
MAR 23 In the Venue Salt Lake City, UT
MAR 25 The Palace Theatre Calgary, Canada
MAR 26 Union Hall Edton, Canada
MAR 28 Vogue Theatre Vancouver, Canada
MAR 29 El Corazón Seattle, WA
MAR 30 Hawthorne Theatre Portland, OR
APR 1 The Regency Ballroom Sf, CA
APR 2 The Observatory Santa Ana, CA
APR 3 Club Red Mesa, AZ
APR 5 The Rock Box San Antonio, TX
APR 6 Warehouse Live Houston, TX
APR 7 Canton Hall Dallas, TX
APR 9 The Ritz Ybor Tampa, FL
APR 11 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
APR 12 The Underground Charlotte, NC
APR 13 Baltimore Soundstage Baltimore, MD
APR 14 Mr. Smalls Theatre Millvale, PA
APR 16 WESTCOTT THEATER Syracuse, NY
APR 17 Royale Boston, MA
APR 18 Nightclub Reverb Reading, PA
APR 19 Irving Plaza New York, NY